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Colorado Fuel and Iron Strike of 1959

Added by yongli on 10/16/2020 - 11:15, last changed on 01/31/2021 - 16:42
In 1959 union members at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (CF&I) in Pueblo participated in a nationwide strike for better job security. The strike led to a nationwide shortage of American-made steel, while the suspension of mining operations and steel production at CF&I caused Pueblo to...

Colorado Fuel and Iron Strike of 1997

Added by yongli on 05/28/2020 - 14:13, last changed on 05/28/2020 - 14:13
The Colorado Fuel and Iron strike of 1997 was a labor dispute between Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (CF&I) and the United Steel Workers of America (USWA) . Oregon Steel Mills had purchased Colorado Fuel and Iron in 1993 and maintained the Pueblo mill’s unionized workforce. When the union...

Industrial Workers of the World

Added by yongli on 06/28/2021 - 15:31, last changed on 06/29/2021 - 07:05
The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) was founded in Chicago in 1905 as an explicitly anarchist-socialist alternative to the major labor unions of the time, which the IWW’s leaders deemed too conservative. In the following decades, the organization suffered from government suppression on both...
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